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Sponsored by Peaceful Wellness and My Blueprint Yoga
Next Book Starts
September 9th & 10th, 2022
Real Change: Mindfulness to Change Ourselves and the World 
by Sharon Salzberg

Two meeting sessions are offered
Each session is 90 minutes
Every other Friday at 1:00 pm ET/12:00 pm CT
Every other Saturday at 10:00 am ET/9:00 am CT
Held via Zoom

From one of most prominent figures in the field of meditation comes a guidebook for how to use mindfulness to build our inner strength, find balance, and help create a better world.

In today’s fractured world, we’re constantly flooded with breaking news that causes anger, grief, and pain. People are feeling more stressed out than ever, and in the face of this fear and anxiety they can feel so burnt out and overwhelmed that they end up frozen in their tracks and unable to do anything. In Real Change, Sharon Salzberg, a leading expert in lovingkindness meditation, shares sage advice and indispensable techniques to help free ourselves from these negative feelings and actions. She teaches us that meditation is not a replacement for action, but rather a way to practice generosity with ourselves and summon the courage to break through boundaries, reconnect to a movement that’s bigger than ourselves, and have the energy to stay active.

Consulting with veteran activists and social-change agents in a variety of fields, Salzberg collects and shares their wisdom and offers the best practical advice to foster transformation in both ourselves and in society. To help tame our inner landscape or chaos, Salzberg offers mindfulness practices that will help readers cultivate a sense of agency and stay engaged in the long-term struggle for social change.

Whether you’re resolving conflicts with a crotchety neighbor or combating global warming, Real Change will provide the fundamental principles and mindfulness practices to help guide you to the clarity and confidence to lift a foot and take the next step into a better world.

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Our goal for the Mindful Book Group is to embrace mindfulness practices in all areas of our lives. All the books that are chosen for our group are either from teachers of mindfulness or otherwise rooted in mindfulness practices.

Included in each session is time for mindfulness meditation. Sessions are not recorded but recordings of mindfulness meditations and practices are available to members of the group.

You will find that our sangha is welcoming, supportive, and kind. We also have an email group available for members to share insights, ask questions, and otherwise connect with one another in between our group sessions.

Join in every other Friday at 1:00 pm ET/12:00 pm CT facilitated by Deb Phelps of Peaceful Wellness.

Join in every other Saturday at 10:00 am ET/9:00 am CT facilitated by Sarah Platanitis of My Blueprint Yoga.

The email group is free to members and is run through Google Groups. This provides the ability to stay connected.

Be the change you wish to see.

We but mirror the world. All the tendencies present in the outer world are to be found in the world of our body. If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. This is the divine mystery supreme. A wonderful thing it is and the source of our happiness. We need not wait to see what others do. – Gandhi

Mindful book group


Fridays: Deb

Deb’s Website

Saturdays: Sarah

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Join us in this mindful journey

We welcome anyone to the group who wants to explore mindful living by way of reading and sharing books by outstanding mindfulness teachers.